Northbrook board of trustees met, held public hearing on 2015 property tax levy
The Village of Northbrook, Illinois Board of Trustees met recently to hold a public hearing on the 2015 tax levy.
After approving the Nov. 10 meeting minutes, the board opened the public hearing for the 2015 property tax levy, which is for corporate purposes and special funds. The levy covers the time period of May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2016, and totals $18.6 million.
After the public hearing closed, the board recognized and congratulated Police Department Telecommunicator Tara Kelley-Bertrand on her retirement.
Public comments were heard, and then the Manager's Report was made to the board. Warrants for the month were reviewed, including the Oct. 31 to Nov. 30 warrants. The Nov. 14 frontage deposit refund list was also reviewed.
Following the President's Report and Commission Appointments, the board reviewed the Consent Agenda. Items up for approval were the purchase and installation of the laser fiche licenses for the Enterprise Resource Planning System, a three-year maintenance agreement for the computer-aided dispatch system with Spillman Technologies, the agreement with Wheeling Township for snow and ice removal on Forestview Drive., the permit for three wall signs at Athletico Physical Therapy, an amendment to the Lodge of Northbrook's affordable unit covenant, agreements with Motorola Solutions Inc., and ordinances amending the Class "E" liquor licenses for Fuddruckers and Starbucks Coffee.
The Planning and Zoning Committee reported on its Dec. 8 meeting. Rezoning and special permits for 1000 Skokie, 1801 Holste and a medical office in the Meadow Park office development were reviewed. The committee also presented a preliminary review and discussion regarding downtown's zoning code amendments.
Administration/Finance reported on the release of closed session minutes and a request by Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc. regarding new construction at 330 Pfingsten Rd.
Public Works, Communications and Legislation, Community and Sustainability also reported. The board then held closed session and upon its return, the meeting was adjourned.